Global Patent Index - EP 1647249 B8

EP 1647249 B8 2007-10-17 - Attachment device

Title (en)

Attachment device

Title (de)

Befestigungsvorrichtung

Title (fr)

Dispositif de fixation

Publication

EP 1647249 B8 (EN)

Application

EP 05022380 A

Priority

GB 0422790 A

Abstract (en)

[origin: EP1647249A1] An attachment device for attaching a lifting sling (10), for a patient or invalid, to a hoist by engaging an attachment formation having a body and enlarged head on the hoist, the device comprising: first and second elements (35, 36; 62, 63) disposed in face to face relationship with one another and moveable relative to one another between first and second positions; the first element comprising a slot (40; 66) having a first portion (41; 67) through which the head of the attachment formation will pass and a second portion (42; 68) extending from the first portion and through which the body of the attachment portion can pass but through which the head will not pass; the second element having an opening (48; 72) through which the head of the attachment formation can pass and which aligns with the first portion (41; 67) of the slot in the first element when the first and second elements are in their first relative position and which aligns with the second portion (42; 68) of the slot when the first and second elements are in their second relative position, in which position the second element blocks the first portion of the slot in the first element; the first and second elements having formations (44, 49; 70, 73) which are able to receive a retaining element when the first and second elements are in their second relative position to hold them in such position.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61G 7/10 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61G 7/1051 (2013.01); A61G 7/1055 (2013.01); A61G 7/1069 (2013.01); A61G 2203/78 (2013.01); Y10T 24/4079 (2013.01); Y10T 24/4084 (2013.01)

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EPO simple patent family

EP 1647249 A1 20060419; EP 1647249 B1 20070808; EP 1647249 B8 20071017; AT 369110 T 20070815; DE 602005001915 D1 20070920; DE 602005001915 T2 20080508; ES 2294618 T3 20080401; GB 0422790 D0 20041117; GB 2419152 A 20060419; US 2006080774 A1 20060420; US 7367091 B2 20080506

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